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Homerun Hero

J.J. Clarke, the baseball star famed for the eight home runs he scored in a Texas League game played in Ennis in 1902 passed away in 1949, aged 65. That 51-3 win for the Corsicana Oil Citys over the Texarkana Casketmakers took place in a field in Ennis near the edge of town, although the exact location isn’t known. Read the full story and more in your Weekdend edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

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